Suicide car bomb kills at least 12 Afghan police

KABUL: At least 12 Afghan police were killed and four wounded when a Humvee packed with explosives drove into their checkpoint in the southern province of Kandahar late on Wednesday, a government official said. Abdul Bari Baryalai, a spokesman for the provincial government, said the attack took place in Maruf district, bordering Pakistan. The attack, More...

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By admin On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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Ryanair extends flight cancellations to early 2018

LONDON: Ryanair on Wednesday said it plans to cancel more flights, affecting around 400,000 customers until March, as it struggles with a shortage of pilots. The Irish no-frills airline plans to fly 25 fewer aircraft More...

By admin On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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Indian soldiers kill suspected militants on Myanmar border

NEW DELHI: Indian soldiers killed a large number of suspected militants in a gunfight along the country’s restive border with Myanmar, the army said Wednesday. A statement posted by the army’s eastern More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Cannot endorse failed US strategy in Afghanistan, says Lodhi in UNSC

NEW YORK: Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United Nations Dr Maleeha Lodhi said on Tuesday said, referring to United States policies in Afghanistan and the recent revision of the policy for the region, Pakistan More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Phone charger fire causes panic at London’s Tower Hill station

LONDON: At least three people were reportedly injured when a small fire erupted at London’s Tower Hill station on Tuesday. British Transport Police tweeted that the incident is not suspicious. “Fire More...

By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Pakistan team arrive in Dubai for Test series against Sri Lanka

DUBAI: A 16-member Pakistan team on Sunday arrived in Dubai via foreign airlines for Test series against Sri Lanka. Sarfraz Ahmad would lead the Test team for the first time whereas Asad Shafique would assist him. More...

By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Pakistan’s Saadi Abbas lands fifth place in Karate Championship in Turkey

ISTANBUL: Pakistani karate champion Saadi Abbas stood fifth in World Karate 1 Series A Karate Championship organised by World Karate Federation from September 23-24 in Istanbul. A total of 151 athletes from 80 countries More...

By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Nawaz to return home today to appear before accountability court: sources

LONDON: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has decided to immediately return home from London, where had been staying due to treatment of his wife Kulsoom Nawaz, to appear before an accountability court in a reference More...

By admin On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Sikhs, Kashmiris protest as Swaraj mongered hate against Pakistan in UNGA

NEW YORK: During Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj’s speech on Saturday, Sikhs and Kashmiris protested against Indian government’s state sponsored terrorism and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi s extremist More...